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Correlational findings

Study Timmermans (1997): study RO 1993

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Romania, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1103
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Correlate

Authors's label
Number of children
Our Classification
Operationalization
Single question: "Have you had any children?"
0   None
1   1 child
2   2 children
3   3 children
4   4 children
5   5 children
6   6 or more children

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a DM = + 0       M=2.61     Mt=5.4
1       M=2.72     Mt=5.7
2       M=2.63     Mt=5.4
3       M=2.64     Mt=5.5
4       M=2.36     Mt=4.5
5       M=2.57     Mt=5.2
6       M=2.40     Mt=4.7
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa DM = + 0       M=5.80      Mt=5.3
1       M=6.02      Mt=5.6
2       M=5.93      Mt=5.5
3       M=5.76      Mt=5.3
4       M=5.48      Mt=5.0
5       M=6.29      Mt=5.9
6       M=6.30      Mt=5.9
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a DM = + 0       M= .41      Mt=5.4  
1       M= .85      Mt=5.8
2       M= .83      Mt=5.8
3       M= .82      Mt=5.8
4       M= .62      Mt=5.6
5       M=1.57      Mt=6.6
6       M= .50      Mt=5.5
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.05 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = -.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.06 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a tc = -.03 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa tc = -.01 ns A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a tc = +.04 p < .05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Beta = -.04 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Beta = -.01 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a Beta = +.06 ns ß controlled for sex, age, and household income